Life Sciences Quest

Take some time out of your summer break and learn something new with University of Missouri’s Life Sciences Quest program! Life Sciences Quest is a free summer academy for students interested in agriculture and how it impacts our daily lives.

Animal Sciences Youth Leadership Academy

The four-day program will focus on increasing knowledge of Missouri’s diverse and dynamic livestock industry, as well as building participants’ leadership and communication skills.

Medical Explorations

This workshop helps rising high school juniors and seniors explore their strengths as well as careers in health care. The workshop will be held June 13-24, 2022.

Mini Medical School

Missouri high school students interested in careers in medicine can preview what medical school is like during Mini-Medical School. Students will stay in residence halls and eat in dining rooms on campus. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented minority groups and from rural communities to apply. Participation will be open to current Missouri high school juniors (rising seniors) graduating in 2023.

STEM CUBS Camp for K to 5th Grade Students

Join us for a fun hands-on way to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). In the past, students have worked on projects like building a structurally sound bridge, developing coating for pills, understanding features of buoyancy and static electricity, creating towers, and more.

Bollinger County BLP Goes After Broadband

During the July 4th festival in Marble Hill, MO, the Bollinger County BLP Broadband Committee hosted a booth to get residents to take the Mo Broadband Resource Rail Speed Test and to identify if they had high speed internet at home or not. Over 75 people stopped by and participated in the booth.

MU Partnership for Educational Renewal

The MU Partnership for Educational Renewal strives to prepare, support, and motivate professional educators to assure the learning of all students.


ParentLink provides evidence-based support and connection for Missouri families, engaging parents and caregivers to help children thrive. ParentLink Navigators help parents reach the services needed for their unique situation, overcoming structural barriers to access. ParentLink Early Childhood Specialists guide parents through developmental screenings, while WarmLine Specialists engage parents in problem-solving and developing an effective action plan to meet their family’s needs across the lifespan.

Regional Professional Development Center – RPDC

The mission of the Heart of Missouri RPDC is to build the capacity of educators through high quality professional learning to maximize student achievement. We aim to improve outcomes for all students by providing effective and timely professional development to school communities.

Adventure Club

Adventure Club is an enrichment based before and after school program located in all elementary schools in the Columbia Public School District. We provide hands-on educational and recreational activities for children in a safe and caring environment.